Trumpet Quartet with Rhythm Section

Summertime (from "Porgy & Bess")
by George Gerswhin, DuBbose & Dorothy Heyward and Ira Gershwin
arr. Chris Kase
Price: $20

Transposed parts can be ordered.

Chris Kase's new arrangement of the Gershwin classic "Summertime" encompasses various moods and styles.  The exposition of the familiar theme is a ballad in chorale texture, quickly changing to medium swing and rounded out by a shout chorus and return to the melody in an energetic jazz waltz following the improvised solo section.  Like other Kase arrangements in this series, all three-voice solo backgrounds and chord symbols are found in all four trumpet parts, making this a very flexible chart:  any player can solo and the complete background is playable by the remaining three players.  A great introduction to a variation on minor blues and group phrasing for intermediate/advanced students, or for performance by pro players.

Read the review below from the International Trumpet Guild Journal.

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This review is posted with the knowledge and permission of the International
Trumpet Guild (ITG).  To learn more about ITG please visit their website.

January 2012 ITG Journal, p.89